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About The Role
Reporting to the Superintendent Resource, we are currently seeking experienced Geologists to join our Geology team at Mt. Arthur Coal. Located in the beautiful Hunter Valley, this is your opportunity to have a rewarding career based in a sought after lifestyle location. These roles will focus on site geology to ensure accurate geological knowledge is provided to the teams stakeholders in order to deliver safe and efficient coal production.
On offer are two roles; one permanent role (preference for a 5/2 Monday to... Friday roster but an 8/6 roster will be considered) and a second opportunity for a 12-month fixed term role with the possibility to go permanent.
In This Role You Will Provide geological support to the site operational teams; Update 3D models of coal seams and geological features; Undertake geological data collection, interpretation, validation and reconciliations; Perform pit structural mapping and inspections; Provide input into survey, geotech, mine plans and designs, coal preparation; Identify and implement workable solutions in regard to geological and or structural issues; Generate geological risk assessment, exploration planning and budgeting; Seek to minimise coal loss and dilution; and Continuously improve procedures and processes;
You will have a Tertiary Education in Geology, with experience in open pit coal mining. Your knowledge of coal mining, structural geology and grade control processes will ensure your success, as will your exposure to geological modelling software.
Experience with Vulcan and Geobank is advantageous, coupled with the ability to perform pit inspections, and exposure to geological database software. You will be diligent, self-motivated and an excellent team player with positive relationship building skills, coupled with a high level of attention to detail. A valid Australian Drivers license is a pre-requisite.
On Offer To You
You will benefit from a rewarding career path, an excellent remuneration package inclusive of competitive salary, performance bonus, employee share options and a relocation package to take up a residential role in the Hunter Valley.
Supporting a Diverse Workforce
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We know there are many aspects of our employees lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options; a generous paid parental leave policy; other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms Melbourne VIC Australia